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AUDIO INTERVIEW / PREVIEW: Poetry and Lyrics Festival (Kings Place, 10th – 11th June)

Poetry and Lyrics Festival Kings Place 10-11 June 2016 by LondonJazz

Sebastian writes:

A songwriting workshop by Sorana Santos (link to her feature about Hejira Forty Years On below) is just one of the eleven events which form the Poetry and Lyrics Festival at Kings Place. which has been particularly broad and inclusive when choosing the kind of music represented.

I interviewed Isobel Colchester who sits just a few feet away from us in the Musicbase at Kings Place. Isobel is Chief Executive of Poet in the City, and is Director of the Festival, the first festival which Poet in the City has curated.

Our audio (above) was produced by Naoise Murphy, who is currently interning at LondonJazz News, and who will also be reporting on the festival for us

TOPICS COVERED IN THE INTERVIEW PODCAST:

1:52 – 3:25 – Tenderness and Rage
3:30 – 4:00 – Sorana Santos – The Lyric I Made
4:15 – 5:04 – The Free Events
FULL FESTIVAL PROGRAMME

Friday, 10 June 2016 – 6:30pm 
Free Event – Foyer Space New Words, New Voices – Roger Robinson

Friday, 10 June 2016 – 7:30pm Hall One
Blurred Lines with Cerys Matthews

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Saturday, 11 June 2016 – 12:00pm St Pancras Room
Family Workshop with John Hegley

Saturday, 11 June 2016 – 1:30pmSt Pancras Room
Workshop: The Lyric I Made with Sorana Santos

Saturday, 11 June 2016 – 3:15pmFree Event – Foyer Space
New Words, New Voices – The Gentle Good

Saturday, 11 June 2016 – 4:00pmHall Two
Telling Tales: Poetry & Folk

Saturday, 11 June 2016 – 5:15pmFree Event – Foyer Space
New Words, New Voices – Haiku Salut

Saturday, 11 June 2016 – 6:00pm Hall One
Walt Whitman & Song feat. Iain Burnside & Nicky Spence

Saturday, 11 June 2016 – 7:15pmFree Event – Foyer Space
New Words, New Voices – Dizraeli

Saturday, 11 June 2016 – 8:00pmHall One
The Poetry of Punk: Tenderness and Rage

LINKS: 
Inteview with Sorana Santos about her Joni Mitchell – Hejira 40 Years On Project
Poet in the City website
Festival Bookings

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